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Variety and quality in Wentwood Grange draft

The Hawkins family’s Wentwood Grange has become a renowned source of quality thoroughbred talent, and their draft for the 2020 New Zealand Bloodstock National Yearling Sale has the credentials to continue that trend. Graduates of Wentwood Grange’s yearling drafts at Karaka include this season’s Gr.1 Epsom Handicap (1600m) and A$7.5 million Golden Eagle (1500m) hero Kolding, along with fellow Group One winners Sacred Elixir, Kermadec and Gust of Wind. Little Bridge, who was sold for just $9...

January 18, 2020

Wentwood Grange on Kiwi Bred

Trackside's Kiwi Bred show came to the farm and host Emily Bosson chatted with Sean and Dean about the farm and our graduate's recent success. ...

January 9, 2020

Howl runs another screamer

Howl (NZ) (Showcasing) showed on Sunday that the best way to ride him was still at the head of affairs.The six-year-old has been switched to waiting tactics a few times in his 25 previous runs, but the results had not been conclusive.Back to his favourite positive tactics in the S$50,000 Class 4 Division 2 race over 1200m, Howl seems to grow another leg.Even when Our Dynamite came testing him round the bend, he never surrendered the whip hand.Regaining the lead, How kept finding under jocke...

November 18, 2019

Wentwood Grange cherish winning weekend

A partnership that began with the establishment of Wentwood Grange Stud back at the beginning of the century can lay claim to a unique breeding connection on the weekend after Kolding (NZ) (Ocean Park) took out the inaugural running of the A$7.5m Golden Eagle (1500m) at Rosehill on Saturday, a result preceded by the victory of Exceedance (Exceed And Excel) in the Gr.1 Coolmore Stud Stakes (1200m) at Flemington.Retired Australian businessman and former professional rugby leagu...

November 3, 2019

Kolding Tastes Group 1 Success

Kolding, a 4 year old son of Ocean Park, kept up a blistering tempo in the Epsom Handicap Group 1 to win the prestigious race from the fast finishing Te Akau Shark.Kolding was sold by Wentwood Grange at Karaka to bloodstock Agent Guy Mulcaster for ownersNeville and Judy Morgan and is trained by Chris Waller and was ridden by Glen Boss.It is of course the same vendor, agent, owner, trainer and jockey responsible for Kermadec’s win inthe Doncaster Handicap.Kolding was bred by Wentwood Grange in ...

October 5, 2019

Shenandoah Wins to Provide a Timely Update for Wentwood Grange

Shenandoah won the $100,000 Maree Madden-Melder Handicap on Members day at Caulfield on the weekend.Trained by Trent and Natalie Busuttin and ridden by Zac Spain the 4 year old mare by Darci Brahma out of Ms Seneca Rock put on a brave front running effort.She has re-found her winning form and the team are confident she can work her way through the grades after showing promise at 3 years old when 4th in the Group 2 Doomben Roses.Owned and bred by Wentwood Grange, Shenandoah’s half sister was th...

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